Northern California

There are more than 50 million Americans with Arthritis - 5,953,000 of them live in California. The Arthritis Foundation is the Champion of Yes. We are focused on finding a cure and championing the fight against arthritis through vital information, advocacy, science and community. Our goal is to chart a winning course, guiding families in developing personalized plans for saying yes – day after day.

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Upcoming Events

2017 AOII Strike Out Arthritis Sept. 30 - San Francisco, CA

2017 AOII Strike Out Arthritis Sept. 30 - San Francisco, CA

9/30/2017

Join AOII at the San Francisco Giants game on September 30, 2017 as they play the San Diego Padres. For more information please visit: https://goo.gl/NMLOkG

2017 Spin to Stop Arthritis - Novato, CA

2017 Spin to Stop Arthritis - Novato, CA

10/7/2017

Be part of our first-ever Spin to Stop Arthritis event!

The Arthritis Foundation’s Spin to Stop Arthritis is a fun way to get moving and raise funds and awareness to cure America’s #1 cause of disability. Taking place in nine select markets this year, Spin to Stop Arthritis will offer a one-hour, high-energy cycling class with a fun post-ride celebration.

2017 Arthritis Bike Classic - Pescadero, CA

2017 Arthritis Bike Classic - Pescadero, CA

10/14/2017

The Arthritis Bike Classic (ABC) - Pescadero is a spectacular, fully supported one-day cycling adventure along the California coastline and through majestic redwoods. Participants can choose from 4 scenic routes: 16,25,41 and 63 miles.

2017 Fashion Fights Arthritis - San Francisco, CA

2017 Fashion Fights Arthritis - San Francisco, CA

10/20/2017

The Arthritis Foundation and Bay Area Arthritis Auxiliary invite you to a thrilling runway show. Join us for this fun filled day of fashion to support our efforts in the fight against arthritis and help more than 50 million Americans say Yes to a better life.

2017 Jingle Bell Run - Petaluma, CA

2017 Jingle Bell Run - Petaluma, CA

12/2/2017

Complete a 5-kilometer run or walk with your team members, spreading smiles, good cheer and a winning spirit. Wear a holiday-themed costume. Tie jingle bells to your shoelaces. Show off your ugly Christmas sweater… and be a Champion of Yes!

Join the Fight

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Let Your Voice Be Heard

The best Advocate is someone who knows what it’s like to fight the everyday battles—someone like you. By sharing your personal story of Yes with legislators and lawmakers, you can become part of the solution.

Better Living Toolkit

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A Digital Tool to Help You Live Your Best

This powerful resource will help you better understand your disease and take a positive step toward living a life of Yes. Get information, tips and tools that will help you work with doctor to develop the best treatment plan for your unique needs, so you can continue to enjoy the things that are most important to you.